March 2018

Laurel A. Szekely, 28, was arrested Dec. 24 on two preliminary charges of aggravated battery to a child under 13 years old, after police said injuries to her baby boy, 3 months old, were reported. Read more. … read more at: https://herald-review.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/police-decatur-teaching-assistant-admits-sending-nude-pictures-to-student/article_a48e899e-0e0f-50f8-bde4-85b33f5f5145.html

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Most people who smoke pot enjoy it, but a smaller proportion experience psychotic-like symptoms, such as feeling suspicious or paranoid. The question that polarises researchers is whether smoking cannabis is associated with a risk of developing psychotic problems, such as schizophrenia, in the long term. Of course, cannabis use is common, while schizophrenia is relatively […]

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Organizations that offer counselling to survivors of sexual assault were hoping months of advocacy had paid off. But the release of the provincial budget last week has brought more disappointment and renewed calls for a long-term plan to fund sexual violence services right across the province. The budget includes a little over $800,000 to four organizations so they can continue offering therapeutic counselling. […]

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With Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program just getting off the ground, the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia hosted a discussion Thursday night looking at whether pot has a place in alleviating the state’s opioid crisis. Speakers talked about recent research suggesting that the availability of medical cannabis may help reduce opioid misuse and overdose deaths. […]

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Wilson Badillo, 25, of Gainesville, paid the boy at least six times for sex, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Daniel Smithson @DanielTSmithson A Gainesville man was arrested Wednesday after sheriff’s deputies say he gave alcohol and cannabis to a 14-year-old boy and paid the boy repeatedly for sex. Wilson Badillo, 25, and the boy met […]

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(Screenshot via craigslist.org) After years of vigorous use, wisecracks, and legal controversy around one of the web’s oldest romance hubs, Craigslist has shut down its personals in response to new legal liability. The (mostly) free online marketplace Craigslist announced today it was suspending all of its personal listings, which have been providing users with ways […]

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